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Undergraduate Students

Welcome to Trinity

Orientation for students arriving in September 2018 will be from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th September

Further details will follow. Please check information on these pages carefully to ensure that it is current as the website is being updated.

Congratulations on gaining your place to study at Trinity! We're delighted that you have chosen to study with us and will do all we can to help you settle in.

The information provided on this page tells you what you need to know before you come to join us. Please read the information carefully and explore the rest of the site to ensure your start is as easy as possible.

Please ensure you check the 'Important Course Information' section below to see if your course has special requirements before you register.

Key Dates - Undergraduate Orientation

15 August 2018 Leaving Certificate Results
20 August 2018 CAO Round 1 Offers
20 August 2018 Trinity Welcome packs posted
27-29 August 2018

Mature (Undergraduate) Orientation

31 August 2018 Orientation for students with disabilities

3-7 September 2018

Freshers' Week (Orientation for Undergraduates).

Monday 10 September 2018

Classes start (check your lecture timetable on Your first semester classes will start in 'Week 3' on the portal, which is the week beginning 10 September)

The Provost's Welcome

The Provost's Welcome will take place on: Monday 3rd September at 5pm and Wednesday 5th at 5pm in the Ed Burke Theatre in the Arts Building.

Students with surnames beginning A to L to attend on Monday 3rd and students with surnames M to Z to attend on Wednesday.

Timetables for 2018-19 Orientation

Your personalised timetable for Orientation week events will be available on after you have accepted your offer, on Monday 27th August. This timetable is subject to change so please make sure to check it regularly during Orientation week. A guide to accessing your timetable is available here

If you have any difficulty viewing your timetable, please contact

Due to a system error, some course timetables are currently not viewable on, please check your course page above for your orientation timetable if you are studying

  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing (all strands)
  • Midwifery
  • Dental Science
  • Dental Technology
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Clinical Speech and Language Studies
  • Engineering
  • Engineering with Management
  • Physical Sciences

S2S Mentoring

Your S2S Mentor is a very important person in your first year. They are fellow students who will show you around, organise social events and answer any questions you may have (no matter how small!). In order to assign you to a mentor group for your course, we need your permission to share your name and TCD email address with your mentor. If you would like to opt-out of mentoring, please email

ID Card Collection

You will collect your ID card at the end of your S2S Mentor Tour. Your S2S mentor will give you a wristband on your tour which gives you access to the Exam Hall so it's important to attend your tour.

Trinity MyDay app

Download the Trinity MyDay app for Android and iPhone. This app, in conjunction with the desktop site ( gives you centralised access to all of your College services, from timetables to email to printing credit. Your Orientation week timetable will also be accessible through the Timetable tile in the app. You will login with the username and password you receive after you register.

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Trinity Access Programmes students, international students, mature students and students with disabilities all have extra information they need before starting with us in September.